Browsing Category Mythology, festivals and Gods

Guru Purnima

Guru Govind dou khade, kaake laagoon paye Balihari guru aapki, Govind diyo milaye.” Meaning: I face both God and my guru. Who should I bow to first? I first bow to my guru because he’s…

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Jain Festival “Paryushan”

In Jainisim, fasting is considered as a spiritual activity, that purifies souls, improves morality, spiritual power, increases knowledge and strengthens relationships. Also a time when Jains will review their action towards their animals, environment and every kind…

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Happy New Year!

The first Holy festival which marks the beginning of the New Year, new month and new day for the Hindus falls on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada. It is known as Gudhi Padwa (in Maharashtra), Ugadi (in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh)….

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Life 8

A Rakshasa Gana person may always be a fallen Manusya from previous life time. He can always straight go to Deva gana by self realisation. At the same time, in the regular progression of life a person…

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Rudram Namakam and Chamakam

The Shri Rudram (Sanskrit श्री रुद्रम्), to which the Chamakam (चमकम्) is added by scriptural tradition, is a Hindu stotra dedicated to Rudra (an epithet of Shiva), taken from the Yajurveda (TS 4.5, 4.7).[1][2] Shri…

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Shravan month

During the month of Shravan, people avoid eating non-vegetarian food, while others eat one meal a day and refrain from eating onion and garlic. Many eat food devoid of salt. Some fast the entire month, eating fruits,…

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Shaligrams

I am happy to see that there are several who would like to know how to make their dieties give blessings to them. In Shaligrams usually you will find Saw tooth edges and as they circle the…

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